These OARS do not row

A slowly unfolding chaotic mess of incomplete information, erratic errors and temperamental tantrums, the OARS surely creates a place for itself in the hearts of every student who has ever used it. Time and again,…

Deciphering the NIRF Rankings

Last year the Government of India released NIRF (National Institute Ranking Framework) rankings, claiming it to be a step towards improving the Indian higher education ecosystem. It collected the data within a couple of months…

Attendance Matters

IITK is among the few institutes of higher education where there is no mandatory attendance policy enforced in all courses. Lately, the practice of taking biometric attendance in certain courses has been a source of…

Difficult Times Ahead For The BS Programs ?

The following is an opinion piece by Bhawesh Kumar, a Y14 undergraduate student from the Department of Physics . The author shares his concerns about the future of BS programs offered by Department of Physics…

Mid Semester answer scripts on time from now

The Academic Senate recently decided that all instructors will be required to show the answer scripts of the Mid Semester examinations within 14 days of the end of the exams. Vox contacted Prof. Neeraj Mishra,…

Report : CC password change request

Recently, a mail was circulated among all the residents requesting them to change their CC passwords urgently. When contacted, Prof. Y N Singh, Head, CC, asked us to get in touch with Prof. Sandeep Shukla…